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Pain In The Back Of The Knee And Calf
Knee pain: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. They will carefully examine your knee - front and back - and decide what studies should be done and what care should be given. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
Woke up from a nap with his left knee shifted inward. Severe pain in the back of his knee, now his calf is sore and his foot I numb. How and why?
Be seen: Generally, ganglion cysts, including a baker cyst, will generally feel better when they evacuate. Be seen as your symptoms are not typical. ...Read more
Is DVT pain localized? Have intermittent pain from RT thigh , back of knee and into calf. Recently had color Doppler u/s that was negative for DVT.
Both: Ultrasound is very good at excluding dvt above the knee but not quite as good below the knee. If your pain is persistent and an initial ultrasound is negative, it is sometime helpful to repeat the study in a few days. Unfortunately the symptoms of dvt can be both localized and generalized. ...Read more
Knee pain in back of the knee just above the calf, to the outside of the knee radiating to the ankle. Pain with prolonged weight baring & flexion caus
Pain in back of left knee, calf, hamstring & buttock. Tingling/numbness in heel. Gets worse seated. No swelling or discoloration. Ican still exercise?
Severe knee pain from getting out bed. Feels twisted like thigh going one way/calf going other way. Pain in back of knee/calf/thigh muscles?
Sciatica: True sciatica is leg pain that shoots from back, down the leg past the knee. This mimics the path of the sciatic nerve, thus it's name. Mri of the spine or pelvis would serve to identify in most cases if exam and history is not clear. Herniated disc at higher level like l2-3 or l3-4, could cause pain to knee. Lower disc problems calf and foot. Nonsurgical for most disc problems. Nsaid's, pt, shots. ...Read more
Fell on knee. I have had my ACL gone for about 10 years. Pain is bad standing can't straighten pain in back of knee calf and toes are tingling worried?
You need to be seen: By an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›